Incidence of Foreboded Migraine Attacks and Their Prevention with Domperidone

  • L. I. Caers
  • J. Waelkens
Conference paper


Apart from a paper by Blau [1], published in 1980 on “complete migraine,” the existence of premonitory signs preceding the migraine attack by several hours or days has only anecdotally been mentioned in the literature.


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  1. 1.
    Blau JN (1980) Migraine prodromes separated from the aura: complete migraine. Br Med J 281: 658–660PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Waelkens J (1982) Domperidone in the prevention of complete classical migraine. Br Med J 284: 944CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Waelkens J (1984) Dopamine blockade with domperidone — bridge between prophylactic and abortive treatment of migraine? A dose-finding study. Cephalalgia 4: 85–90PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar

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  • L. I. Caers
  • J. Waelkens

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